Ferry operator CalMac is expanding its Modern Apprenticeship (MA) programme to include harbour operations. The company has joined forces with Forth Ports Ltd to devise a new Port Operations MA, the first time the port owner has partnered up with another company to deliver specialist training. Read more
Ferry operator CalMac has appointed a new wildlife officer to help increase understand of marine mammals in the area it serves. As covered by the BBC
Nine CalMac trainees have completed their Modern Apprenticeships and are about to embark on full time careers with the ferry operator. Read more.
Conference offers hope of treatment for degenerative neurological condition, Huntington's disease. Read more As covered in Third Force News
Canal college students were joined by Minister for Employability and Training, Jamie Hepburn MSP on a pioneering skills development programme on the Union Canal. Read more
Four of Glasgow's female housing leaders gathered to commit to closer working to build more houses and to celebrate the spirit of one of the city's pioneering women civic figures.
The Dumbarton Reporter covered news of the latest Canal College project launch. Canal College aims to get 350 16-30 year olds into work or training by equipping them with new skills and the chance to qualify in an SQA level 2 in Cultural Heritage.
Central Scotland post punk four-piece, the Media Whores, have been nominated for a prestigious Hyundai Mercury Prize for their critically acclaimed third album, Dangerous Minds. The Mercury Prize promotes the best of UK and Irish music and the artists who produce it. The ‘Album of the Year’ prize strives to introduce new albums from a variety of musical genres to a wider audience. Danger...